The Hollow

This two-season Netflix series from the Vancouver-based Slap Happy Cartoons animation studio kicks off with three teen characters waking up in a bunker with no memories, and no exit. The Hollow is a fast-paced adventure mystery revolves around the teens, Mira, Kai and Adam (all voiced by Canadian actors), facing obstacles like mutant wolves and witches, while unravelling the questions they have about who they are, how they got there, and if they know one another.

TIFF 2019: Five things you missed at the Jojo Rabbit premiere

Director Taika Waititi introduced his “anti-hate” comedy Jojo Rabbit to an adoring crowd at the Princess of Wales Theatre Sunday night (September 8) with the off-beat wisecrack that the movie "speaks for itself, unless you’re dumb.” The joke was indicative of the hugely anticipated film's zany humour. It's the latest from by New Zealand director and his first non-Marvel outing since his 2016 independent film Hunt For The Wilderpeople, which was a festival hit.

Hot Docs Review: Merata: How Mum Decolonised The Screen

MERATA: HOW MUM DECOLONISED THE SCREEN (Hepi Mita, New Zealand) 88 minutes. Rating: This isn’t just a straightforward, albeit fascinating, biography of the world’s first female Maori filmmaker, Merata Mita – it’s also a quest by her youngest son, filmmaker Hepi Mita, to understand who she was before she was “mum.” Through archival footage and TV interviews, the film documents how a single mother of five in New Zealand became an outspoken political activist and hugely influential Indigenous fil

TIFF ’13 Exclusive: The long search for “Vivian Maier”

First-time filmmaker John Maloof (pictured, left) and co-director Charlie Siskel (producer of Religulous, right) tell realscreen how they pieced together the story of a complex woman behind a treasure trove of street photography, in Finding Vivian Maier. In 2007, Maloof won an auction for a box of negatives. The photos didn’t fit the bill for the project he was doing, but two years later he returned to those negatives and realized just what he’d been sitting on.